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THE DEAD GUY

comedy · mfa in television, film and theatre, cal state la · Ages 14+ · United States of America
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....
A multimedia satirical comedy about Reality TV where the audience determines the outcome of Eldon, a down-and-out guy offered a million dollars to spend for one week in exchange for a live broadcast of his demise chosen by the online voters: How will he go? Only YOU know....

EL ULTIMO COCONUT

solo performance · gerald alejandro ford solo show · Ages 15+ · flashing lights · one person show · United States of America
In this solo extravaganza, a Latino cyber-nerd gets caught between his family and his video game addiction. This fictional tale will have you laughing your ass off the whole way through. In English, with some Spanish peppered in. $10 online, $15 at the door!
In this solo extravaganza, a Latino cyber-nerd gets caught between his family and his video game addiction. This fictional tale will have you laughing your ass off the whole way through. In English, with some Spanish peppered in. $10 online, $15 at the door!

THE ELEVATOR

ensemble theatre · cursed champagne productions · Ages 13+ · world premiere · United States of America
A young office worker, in the midst of her midday malaise, boards an elevator that continues up beyond the office to an enchanted and unknown land. There, she encounters mythical creatures, dastardly villains, and helping hands who show her whether or not the daily grind is what she's meant to do.
A young office worker, in the midst of her midday malaise, boards an elevator that continues up beyond the office to an enchanted and unknown land. There, she encounters mythical creatures, dastardly villains, and helping hands who show her whether or not the daily grind is what she's meant to do.

SUGAR: THE SUPER SWEET MUSICAL

musicals and operas · frankie maclaughlin · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Somewhere below Canal Street, Kyle and Gary are mannin' doors and moppin' floors. But what's the deal with the girls upstairs? Meet Lux, Elle, & Lola: Three best friends that tell each other everything. Well, almost everything. Lux & Elle haven't told Lola about their Sugar Daddies.... Yet…
Somewhere below Canal Street, Kyle and Gary are mannin' doors and moppin' floors. But what's the deal with the girls upstairs? Meet Lux, Elle, & Lola: Three best friends that tell each other everything. Well, almost everything. Lux & Elle haven't told Lola about their Sugar Daddies.... Yet…

THE SOWER

ensemble theatre · the bear’s pursuit · Ages 12+ · family friendly · United States of America
"Guard this with your life!" What was it that led artist Vincent van Gogh to sever his ear and give it to a prostitute? The Sower examines the tormented genius of this incredibly paradoxical artist.
"Guard this with your life!" What was it that led artist Vincent van Gogh to sever his ear and give it to a prostitute? The Sower examines the tormented genius of this incredibly paradoxical artist.

WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW & SANTA'S SECRET: TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS

ensemble theatre · limoncelli/stevens productions · Ages 12+ · world premiere · United States of America
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.
In WRESTLING WITH TOMORROW, an amateur pro wrestler struggles to make a name for herself. In SANTA'S SECRET, a curmudgeonly mall Santa falls in love with a lingerie mannequin.

THE MIDNIGHT MENAGERIE

comedy · the bardic bastards · Ages 15+ · world premiere · United States of America
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.
On the eve of his first film's release, a scorned Mafioso-boss-turned-screenwriter invites the production team responsible for his misery to a midnight dinner complete with a full course of bloody revenge. A wild dark comedy in one act.

LADY FARTS

comedy · lady farts · Ages 18+ · United States of America
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.
Lady Farts is an exploration of two women's journeys from childhood to adulthood, as non-conforming, slightly awkward, mostly outrageous "ladies." Covering everything from sexuality to religion to mental health to addressing the expectations of what women should be in today's society.

DOCTOR ZOMBA'S GHOST SHOW OF TERROR

abacab productions · Ages 9+ · family friendly · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!
The award winning late night campy horror comedy that revives the "Ghost Show" popular in the 1950's featuring spooky magic, a seance, and a blackout sequence at the end where the audience is fully immersed in the realm of spirits and monsters. Starring David M Beach as Doctor Zomba!

WHITE PEOPLE DRINKING

the zoo theatre co. · Ages 21+ · United States of America
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.
"If you think it's about you -- you're probably right" A bored billionaire and his wife hold a charade of a dinner party. When their guests arrive, they take their coats and strip away societal constructs, what remains is...all too human.

A LIFE BEHIND BARS

solo performance · lastage theatre co. · Ages 18+ · one person show · United States of America
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.
A hilarious & seedy tour-de-force roller coaster ride of after-hour whiskey shots, horror films and rock & roll. Dan Ruth shares dark comic monologues, interwoven with characters he's encountered while working & drinking in the bars & dives of pre-gentrified NYC with universal results.

EARWORM

ensemble theatre · impaired vision productions · Ages 16+ · flashing lights · world premiere · United States of America
Earworm follows a group of people who each have a song stuck in their head that they're dying to get out. It deals with themes of mental health, relationships, and how we perceive the world. This story is tied together with familiar songs that will surely stick with you when the performance is over.
Earworm follows a group of people who each have a song stuck in their head that they're dying to get out. It deals with themes of mental health, relationships, and how we perceive the world. This story is tied together with familiar songs that will surely stick with you when the performance is over.

WE NEED THIS MUSICAL TO STOP US FROM KILLING OURSELVES

One More Chance · jeff rosick, glasgow lyman, & adyn wood · Ages 18+ · world premiere · United States of America
WNTMTSUFKO is a dark musical comedy celebrating the power of musicals to stop us from committing suicide. Two depressed performers decide that creating and performing a musical (with their mutual therapist) will give their lives meaning and help bring them back from depression.
WNTMTSUFKO is a dark musical comedy celebrating the power of musicals to stop us from committing suicide. Two depressed performers decide that creating and performing a musical (with their mutual therapist) will give their lives meaning and help bring them back from depression.

FROM TOILET TO TINSELTOWN

maddieness · Ages 18+ · world premiere · one person show · United States of America
Moaning Myrtle, everybody's favorite ghost from the Harry Potter series, is doing her one woman show - a chance for her to finally be seen (figuratively, of course).
Moaning Myrtle, everybody's favorite ghost from the Harry Potter series, is doing her one woman show - a chance for her to finally be seen (figuratively, of course).

HAPPY HOUR

comedy · happy hour the play · Ages 13+ · United States of America
This one-hour one-act follows a trio of friends ordering drinks and conversing wryly at an LA happy hour. When an older woman appears alone on her birthday, they buy her a drink and once they do, she's theirs.
This one-hour one-act follows a trio of friends ordering drinks and conversing wryly at an LA happy hour. When an older woman appears alone on her birthday, they buy her a drink and once they do, she's theirs.

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